MIPCOM: Miramax, Revolution Extend Global TV, Digital Distribution Deal

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Miramax CEO Bill Block

Miramax will continue to handle such Revolution library titles as 'Black Hawk Down,' 'Maid in Manhattan,' 'Daddy Day Care' and 'xXx.'

Revolution Studios said Tuesday that it has extended its exclusive global television and digital distribution deal with Miramax.

Miramax, since 2016 owned by beIN Media Group and led by CEO Bill Block, has represented Revolution’s titles domestically since 2012 and internationally since 2014.

Under the extension, unveiled at MIPCOM in Cannes, Miramax will continue to license Revolution’s library titles, such as Black Hawk Down, Maid in Manhattan, Daddy Day CarexXx and xXx: State of the Union, for worldwide TV and digital distribution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Also covered by the agreement are more than 64 feature films Revolution has acquired through its purchase of the Morgan Creek International library, including Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Major League and The Good Shepherd.

“Throughout its long and storied history, Miramax has remained a leader in global film distribution,” said Revolution CEO Vince Totino. “We are excited to extend our relationship with Miramax, especially with the company now under the able stewardship of Bill Block, whose extensive industry expertise spans all media platforms.”

Added Scott Hemming, Revolution's president and COO: “The Miramax global sales team is and always has been among the most respected and creative in the industry, and we look forward to continuing to work with them to enhance the worldwide reach of Revolution’s diverse catalog.”

Said Joe Patrick, Miramax’s executive vp of worldwide TV sales and home entertainment: “The Revolution and Morgan Creek International titles continue to be in high demand from partners across the globe, and their catalog is an excellent complement to the Miramax library of films.”